Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg in Nigeria {Photo}

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Facebook founder, Mark Zuckerberg, arrived Lagos on Tuesday evening, his first visit to sub-Saharan Africa. Zuckerberg, who was at the Co-Creation Hub in Yaba Tuesday evening, said he was in Nigeria to learn ab...

Police pepper-spray 84-year-old black woman in her home

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Police have pepper-sprayed an 84-year-old black woman in her home. Geneva Smith, from Muskogee, Oklahoma, received approximately one second’s worth of pepper spray to the face after police entered her house to ...

See the 10 biggest controversies of the National Assembly

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The two chambers of the National Assembly recorded 10 major controversies in the first legislative year. The controversies involving the presiding officers of the two chambers, senators, House members and eve...

Fayose signs bill on grazing prohibition into law

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The Ekiti state governor, Mr Ayo Fayose, on Monday signed the “Anti Grazing Bill 2016” recently passed by the House of Assembly into law. The bill was sponsored by the executive after the killing of two persons...

Facebook ‘like’ gets man a return trip to jail

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A Florida man is back in jail after clicking "like" on a Facebook photo posted by a witness in a case against him. The SunSentinel reports that West Palm Beach judge Krista Marx revoked Paul Maida Jr.'s bond ...

3 questions leaders should ask their Team

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The executive team at Ford Motor Company in the 1950s made one of the best decisions and then one of the worst decisions in company history. Our research and experience at the Wharton School tells us that the Ford...

How to determine if the one you love loves you

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If you love someone, but you’re unsure whether they feel the same way, it can tear you up inside. Let these tips help you solve the mystery of love Make eye contact with the other person  How does the other ...

World’s oldest person discovered in Indonesia at the age of 145

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The world’s oldest man has been named as Indonesian Mbah Gotho, who is 145 years old, with documentation that says he was born in 1870. Mr Gotho said he began preparing for his death in 1992, even having a grav...

Survey: Hair transplants make men look younger

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Balding men who seek to look better or younger by undergoing hair transplants are on the right course, a small new study suggests. People shown before-and-after pictures of hair transplant recipients rated me...

7 ways to promote positive reading habits for older children

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“I went on a really fun field trip today,” our son informed the family over dinner after a science trip to a local river. “We got to row, but not in actual racing shells.” “Racing shells?” my husband inquired. ...

Trump promises to begin deportations upon being sworn in

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump linked illegal immigration and employment Saturday, pledging to start deporting offenders as soon as he is sworn in should he become the White House's next occupant. ...

Nicholas Sarkozy running again to lead France

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Former French leader Nicolas Sarkozy announced on Monday he will seek the nomination of his centre-right party to stand in next year’s presidential election. “I have decided to be a candidate in the 2017 presid...

Prime Minister of Singapore collapses during televised speech

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Singapore prime minister Lee Hsien Loong caused a scare when he fainted briefly while delivering a lengthy televised speech on Sunday, but he resumed speaking after resting. The 64-year-old cancer survivor, son...

China opens longest glass bottom bridge in world {Photo}

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Tourists who suffer from vertigo need not apply. The world’s highest and longest glass-bottomed bridge opened Saturday in China’s spectacular Zhangjiajie mountains — the inspiration for American blockbuster Avatar. ...

Three-day working policy won’t affect salaries –Okorocha

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Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has insisted that the three-day working policy crafted by the state government for civil servants in the state stands. The confirmation came barely few days after the Niger...

I’m not in a hurry to die – Gov. Rochas Okorocha

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Gov. Rochas Okorocha of Imo, has said that he is not in a hurry to die but live to complete his assignment for the people of the state. Okorocha made the statement on Thursday while reacting to rumours of his ill ...

MARKET RELOCATION: Okorocha, Owerri elders at war

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Imo State governor, Rochas Okorocha has called the bluff of elders of Owerri Municipal, over his recent relocation of their Eke Ukwu market from Owerri to Egbeada, warning them not to threaten him with a repeat of t...

Police arrests 5-man robbery gang, others in Imo

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IMO State Police Command has nabbed a five-man gang of armed robbers who invaded a victim’s (names withheld) compound at Umukabia Nkwerre and carted away property and cash. Among items recovered from the gangst...

Chris Brown flouts police on Instagram in standoff

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Troubled singer Chris Brown on Tuesday took to Instagram to upbraid police outside his door after officers responded to a woman’s distress call. The Los Angeles Police Department said that officers from homicid...

Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg and Wife meet Pope Francis at Vatican

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Pope Francis has met Facebook founder and chief executive Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, at the Vatican. The chat took place in the Santa Marta residence, the guest house in Vatican City where ...

Mosquitoes can spread Zika to their eggs: study

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Female mosquitoes can transmit the Zika virus to their eggs and offspring, suggesting that efforts to kill adult mosquitoes will fall short, researchers said Monday. Researchers at the University of Texas Medic...

See the amazing Health benefits of Garden Eggs

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Garden Eggs are one of the healthiest foods you can eat. Being a member of the vegetable family, it contains nutrients that include beta carotene, vitamins B6 E and foliate, calcium, iron, magnesium fib...

Apple ordered to pay £11bn in Irish Taxes

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US technology giant Apple has been ordered to pay up to €13bn (£11bn) in back taxes to Ireland after a European probe. Apple faces the record bill after the European Commission (EC) ruled that a special schem...

Scientists discover ‘earth-like planet’ {Photo}

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Scientists Wednesday announced the discovery of an Earth-sized planet orbiting the star nearest our Sun, opening up the glittering prospect of a habitable world that may one day be explored by robots. Named Pro...

Joe Hart set to join Torino on loan from Man City – source

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Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart is set to join Italian side Torino on a season-long loan. The 29-year-old is currently training with the England squad ahead of two World Cup qualifiers but has been given pe...

Siasia quits as U-23 coach, slams Dalung, NFF

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Samson Siasia, who coached Nigeria’s men’s football team to a bronze medal at the Rio Olympics, is quitting the game in his country because of what he describes as “a disrespectful system”. Siasia, the most dec...

Mourinho gives Schweinsteiger Man Utd warning

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho indicated to out-of-favour midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger on Friday that there will be no place for him at Old Trafford this season. The Germany international has two ...

Naira hits 400/dollar as banks sell forex to BDCs

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The naira plunged to 400 against the dollar at the parallel market on Thursday as shortage of foreign exchange continued to have negative effects on economic activities in the country. The local currency had cl...

Download brand new song from F6ix “Amaka”

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Francis Ifeanyi Agoh aka F6ix is a multi-talented artiste who hails from Imo State but was raised in Jos. He is multi-lingual and can comfortably sing and rap in Igbo or Hausa. He studies in Alvan Ikoku Federal...